Yale Law School Events

February 1-28, 2019

February 1 Friday

Coker Fellows Informational Session

  • 12:15PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 128

Those students who will be third-year students (or the equivalent) in the Fall are eligible to apply for positions as Coker Fellows, teaching assistants that work with the first-year small groups. This session will provide information about the application process and provide students the opportunity to hear from current Coker Fellows.

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February 3 Sunday

Super Bowl Watch Party

  • 5:00PM to 10:00PM
  • Baker Hall -- Student Lounge

Watch Super Bowl 53 on the big screen, while enjoying free appetizers and the company of your classmates.

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February 4 Monday

Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library

  • (All day)
  • Level L2, Law Library

Many of the historic volumes in the Lillian Goldman Law Library are significant not only for their texts, but for their extraordinary bindings. Over thirty of these are featured in the Rare Book Collection's Spring 2019 exhibition, "Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library." The curators of the exhibition, Michael Laird (Michael Laird Rare Books, Lockhart, Texas) and Michael Widener (Rare Book Librarian, Yale Law Library), selected bindings for their beauty, craftsmanship, functionality, and historical significance.

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February 4 Monday

Introduction to Privacy Lab

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Baker Hall - 420

Are you concerned about privacy? ISP's Privacy Lab initiative is your resource for proactive cybersecurity on campus and beyond. As scholars, law students, legal professionals, and lawyers, we have a responsibility to keep information confidential. Find out how Privacy Lab can help you improve your operational security, providing you with the baseline
knowledge and tools you need to protect data and communicate via safer, more privacy-respecting methods.

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February 4 Monday

Inside the Mind of a Fortune 500 CEO Facing “Bet the Company” Legal Challenges

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 129

Ever wonder what it's like to be CEO of a Fortune 500 company during a contentious M&A transaction?  You may know the basics of M&A law, but do you know what it actually feels like to orchestrate the sale of an entire company?  To be a great lawyer you must not only understand the law, but also what your client is thinking and feeling as well. Attend this interactive session with Ben Breier, CEO of Kindred Healthcare, which was recently acquired for $4.1 billion. Mr.

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February 4 Monday

Iván Velásquez Gómez, "Fighting Corruption and Impunity in Guatemala"

  • 4:10PM to 5:45PM
  • SLB Room 120

Iván Velásquez is a Colombian jurist and diplomat currently heading – at the rank of Assistant Secretary General of the UN – the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemala.

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February 5 Tuesday

Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library

  • (All day)
  • Level L2, Law Library

Many of the historic volumes in the Lillian Goldman Law Library are significant not only for their texts, but for their extraordinary bindings. Over thirty of these are featured in the Rare Book Collection's Spring 2019 exhibition, "Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library." The curators of the exhibition, Michael Laird (Michael Laird Rare Books, Lockhart, Texas) and Michael Widener (Rare Book Librarian, Yale Law Library), selected bindings for their beauty, craftsmanship, functionality, and historical significance.

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February 5 Tuesday

This is Your Brain on Law School

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 120

Join Tracy George, MPH, for a non-pizza lunch and learn workshop. We will also be practicing 30 minutes worth of relaxation techniques that are 7 minutes and under.

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